Topics: Insurance, Insurance issues
Judges dismiss disease dishonesty duo
Allianz has supported its customers – the defendants - in two recent court cases for noise-induced hearing loss. Both claimants advanced fundamentally dishonest claims involving damages after allegedly being exposed to excessive levels of noise in the workplace.
Allianz 2023 claims fraud savings hit £77.4m
Reporting on its 2023 fraud results, Allianz Commercial detected £77.4m worth of claims fraud in 2023 - up from £70.7m in 2022 - with application fraud savings of £1.95m. The current cost-of-living crisis is having a continued impact on businesses with the financial struggle leading to an increased insurance fraud threat.
Allianz and the Youth Sport Trust to help UK school children ‘MoveNow’ with launch of nationwide festivals
Allianz and the Youth Sport Trust to help UK school children ‘MoveNow’ with launch of nationwide festivals.
Allianz awarded for exceptional customer service eight years in row
Insurance consultancy Gracechurch has awarded Allianz Commercial its Service Quality Marque (SQM) for the eighth year in a row and is the only insurer to receive this accolade.
False documentation at heart of dishonesty claim
A minor accident at a petrol station in 2017 turned into £150,000 personal injury claim resulting in a court case in 2023.
Last chance to nominate for the 2024 Petplan Veterinary Awards
With the deadline fast approaching, now is the best time to put in your nomination for that colleague who goes the extra mile or your practice for the support it gives local owners and their pets.
Allianz develops machine-learning ‘Incognito’ tool to tackle growing fraud claims
Experts from across the Allianz UK business have collaborated in developing and building a cutting-edge machine-learning tool called ‘Incognito’. Incognito identifies potentially fraudulent claims, which are then referred to a fraud expert for thorough review and investigation.
Allianz ranked world’s #1 insurance brand
For the fifth year in a row Interbrand have ranked Allianz as the world’s number one insurer in their Best Global Brands Ranking. With a global brand value topping 20.85 billion US dollars for the first time, Allianz has moved up three places to #31– among the fastest growing global brands.
Allianz Musical Insurance partners with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic to aid mental health
Allianz Musical Insurance has announced a new partnership with Liverpool Philharmonic. Central to Liverpool’s cultural offering, Liverpool Philharmonic is the largest music organisation and one of the largest cultural organisations in the city, employing over 240 people.
Allianz welcomes announcement of the Automated Vehicle Bill in the King's Speech
Allianz welcomes the announcement in the King’s Speech that automated vehicles will be addressed as part of the Automated Vehicles Bill.
Claimant trips up in Fundamental Dishonesty case
In a recent personal injury case against an Allianz Commercial customer, claimant, Ms. Swift was found to be fundamentally dishonest, despite sustaining a fractured foot in a genuine fall. Her dishonesty over the cause of the accident was at the heart of the claim.
Allianz Commercial expands UK digital product offering
As part of its continued investment in digital trading Allianz Commercial confirms the launch of Accident and Health (A&H) on QuoteSME and the addition of new product features for Complete Mini Fleet.
Allianz appoints new Managing Director for UK Retail business
Allianz Holdings has today announced the appointment of Henry Topham as the new managing director of its UK Retail business, following the recent news that Heather Smith will be leaving the business to take up a new opportunity. Henry will start on 1 October 2023 and report to Serge Raffard, managing director of Allianz Personal Lines.
Henry has been with Allianz since December 2016 and is cur
Allianz and DWF claim victory against £100k fraud
Allianz and DWF expose false claim following alleged accident at a fireworks display.
Claimant tried to pursue compensation and costs in excess of £100,000.
The claimant lied throughout and ordered to pay back £25,000 in costs.
Allianz and partners DWF have won a recent fraudulent case after a claimant's injury was found to be fundamentally dishonest, despite them attempting to withdraw the
Allianz brings repeat insurance fraudster to justice
A fraudster has been found guilty of a total of four charges relating to fraud by false representation and sentenced to a 12 month community order following a sting of fraudulent claims against Allianz and LV=.
Allianz Commercial UK supercharges Southern structure with two appointments
Allianz Commercial has confirmed the appointment of Simon Hanley as regional manager, South and announced that Caroline Donati will join Allianz as branch manager, Southampton in October.
Allianz Group announces revenue of £3.28bn
Half year results for Allianz Group released today reveal that the organisation grew in the UK, with revenue up 12% on the previous year.
Allianz Commercial promotes distribution experts as part of UK strategy
Following the appointment of Nick Hobbs as chief distribution officer, Allianz Commercial has today confirmed Mike Thomas as director of distribution for digital and mid-market, and Andy Montgomery as head of broker distribution management.
From 1 September 2023 the newly formed UK Distribution function led by Nick Hobbs will operate across digital trading, mid-market, large corporate and speci
Allianz awarded gold status by the Armed Forces Employer Recognition Scheme
Allianz Holdings has been awarded gold status by the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme. The scheme ensures that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families are treated fairly and encourages company employees to support the defence community. Employers can achieve varying levels of accreditation and Allianz was awarded bronze in 2020 and silver in 2021
Allianz announced as title partner of the Manchester 2023 Para Swimming World Championships
The biggest Para swimming event of the year has been officially named as the Manchester 2023 Allianz Para Swimming World Championships. The competition will take place from 31 July to 6 August at the Manchester Aquatics Centre.
This will be the 11thedition of the World Championships and it marks the second time Allianz joins the event as title sponsor, following a successful partnership at Lon